Dr. Fauci, CDC head, FDA commissioner self-quarantine after potential COVID-19 exposure

Dr. Anthony Fauci listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (Patrick Semansky, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

DETROIT – Three members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force announced Saturday they will be under quarantine for two weeks.

Update May 9, 2020: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 46,756; Death toll now at 4,526 with 22,686 recoveries reported

The head of the CDC Robert Redfield and FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn will be working from home after they were exposed to someone at the White House who has tested positive. Dr. Anthony Fauci said he was not in close contact with that person, but will work mostly from home for 14 days.

The administration hasn’t named which staff member who tested positive.

Anyone who believes they might have coronavirus should follow the CDC guidelines. Michigan.gov has a list of resources available to those concerned about COVID-19.

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